Dancers

Christopher Adams

Christopher Adams trained at the Toynbee Ballet School and the National School of the Arts in South Africa. He performed with the South African Ballet Theatre and received the Linbury scholarship to study at Rambert School in London.  He then joined Cedar Lake
Contemporary Ballet and had the opportunity to perform works by Didy Veldman, Jill Johnson, Stijin Celis and Ohad Naharin.  He has performed in productions at the Metropolitan Opera from 2009 to present and was Associate Choreographer/Dancer in the production of Magdalena at Theatre du Chatelet Paris in 2010.  He worked with dance companies such as Ballet X, Sidra Bell, Compagnie Julie Bour and Zvidance. He is currently working with Susan Marshall & Company and is looking forward to their 2013 season.

Ching-I Chang

Ching-I Chang originally hails from Taiwan, where she started her dance training at a young age. She has performed internationally in major cities in Taiwan, Canada, Ireland and the United States.  Ching-I came to America in pursuit of further artistic choices in 2005 at Shenandoah University and eventually received her BFA in Modern Dance from the University of Utah in 2009. Since then, she has worked with Gesel Mason Performing Project (Mason/Rhynes Productions based in Washington DC), Bill Young (White Space with Christy Harris), Maurice Fraga, Loco 7, HT Chen & Dancers, Kyle Abraham, Michel Kouakou, Yung-Li Chen, Kiori Kawai (Purring Tiger), and the film endeavors of Marta Renzi. Currently she is on the roster at Punchdrunk’s Off-Broadway hit production “Sleep No More”, and most recently joined Susan Marshall & Company for their 2012/13 season. Ching-I is also the co-artistic director/choreographer of Tipsy Point Projects with fellow artist Kuan-Yu Chen. And she loves bananas.

Kristin Clotfelter

Kristin Clotfelter is a freelance artist residing in Brooklyn who dances, teaches yoga and blogs. She has had the pleasure of working with johannes wieland, Abigail Levine, Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre and The Metropolitan Opera, and is thrilled to be working with Susan Marshall & Company. She has peformed with Staatstheater Kassel Tanztheater in Germany, the Santa Fe Opera, Miro Dance Theatre and is currently touring with eighth blackbird ensemble. Kristin has begun making her own dances and was recently an artist
in residence at Omi International Arts Center in 2012. She is currently collaborating on a new work with Mark DeChiazza, whom she assisted in the direction of the One-Act Opera Project at Princeton University last year.

Luke Miller

Luke Miller, a Bessie Award-winning artist, joined Susan Marshall & Company in 2003 and has since collaborated in the making of Sleeping Beauty and Other Stories, CloudlessSawdust Palace, Frame DancesAccidental Narratives, Flock Logic and Adamantine.  He has set the company’s repertory on numerous universities and professional companies including Dance Alloy, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Hedwig, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Netherlands Dance Theater.  Luke assisted Susan in choreographing Asphalt Orchestra for the ‘09 Lincoln Center out of Doors Festival as well as For You, a solo created in ‘10 for Mikhail Baryshnikov.  He has also performed in the work of Martha Clarke, Molissa Fenley, Keely Garfield, Neil Greenberg, Bill Young / Colleen Thomas, and Christopher Williams, among others.  Luke currently teaches movement for actors at Tisch and mentors dance students at Marymount Manhattan. He has curated live performance at Location One art gallery and continues to make his own work.

Pete Simpson

Pete Simpson has been working and touring internationally with many of New York’s most acclaimed experimental theater and dance artists, performing multiple principle roles with Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company, Elevator Repair Service, Richard Maxwell, Susan Marshall, the Wooster Group, Big Dance Theater Company, Richard Foreman, Christina Masciotti, and others.  In addition to direction, marketing and training roles with the acclaimed Blue Man Group, Pete has also performed the Blue Man character over 3,000 times in six countries, appearing on stage or recording with David Bowie, Moby, Alicia Keys, film score composer John Powell, and others.  FILM:  “Morning Glory,” “Stefan”  TV:  Law and Order, Conan O’Brien  REGIONAL:  Denver Center, Williamstown Theater Festival, Westport Country Playhouse and others

Darrin M. Wright

Darrin M. Wright (Dancer), University of Illinois 2002, is a native of Los Angeles, CA. He started his early training with Rudy Perez, Janet Roston, and Ian Gary. Darrin was one of the last members of The Bella Lewitzky Dance Company as part of its farewell tour in 1997. Currently he dances in New York City with Susan Marshall & Company, Bill Young and Dancers, Terry Creach’s Creach/Company, and Jane Comfort and Company. When not dancing, Darrin has the pleasure of working at a bank in the East Village and sparking up a few ideas of his own on a continuous collaborative project, 24 fools, encouraging artists to come together. He wishes to thank everyone involved with Susan Marshall & Company for making this a wonderful dance experience. His love goes out to Diana, Mark, Shana, Eilif, Luke, Noke, and Matilda.